Lacking Natural Simplicity

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More on VMS BASIC and Re-dimensioning Dynamically Allocated Arrays

Monday, 19 May 2003

As I mentioned earlier, VMS BASIC doesn't allow you to redimension dynamically allocated arrays inside procedures that they have been passed to as arguments. One of the folks at HP saw my post about this in comp.os.vms and passed it to a VMS BASIC engineer, who confirmed that my workaround was reasonable and should work, which was good to know, although I had tested it and it seemed to work fine.

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